How Pat Garrett Died Author:Colin Rickards The murder of Patrick Floyd Garrett, renowned peace officer and nemesis of Billy the Kid, has intrigued historians and frontier scholars for more than sixty years. A most unlikely cowboy named Wayne Brazel confessed to the murder and was acquitted on a plea of self-defense, but many old-timers believed that the notorious gun-for-hire Jim Miller ... more »was really the trigger man in a deep-seated plot to kill Garrett.
Here, for the first time, is the inside story of the controversial killing and of the men involved in it. The book is the result of many years of research using official court records, contemporary newspapers, pioneer reminiscences and interviews with those in a position to know the facts. It is meticulously documented and contains a number of rare and new photographs.« less